The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Sets, I say boy, ya gotta do more sets. ...

    Sets, I say boy, ya gotta do more sets.

    Similar to what benchmonster said, I do triceps on a different day than bench, usually 2-3 days after. I don't do any additional tricep work with chest.
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    I weigh 215. I've been taking 1 a day, sometimes...

    I weigh 215. I've been taking 1 a day, sometimes 2.

    Wow, I just read the label...looks like a "serving" is 3 tablets, which would be 1500mg of glucosamine and 1200mg of chondroitin, so I've...
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    Glucosamine. About 2 months worth, then the pain...

    Glucosamine. About 2 months worth, then the pain will be a thing of the past. btdt. Buy a lifetime supply.

    Ibuprofen...until the Glucosamine kicks in.

    After years of hurty knees, been a year...
  4. Wow, some great advice and great links. If you...

    Wow, some great advice and great links.

    If you are just starting out, then I HIGHLY recommend you get the book "Body for LIFE" by Bill Phillips. There's a bunch of schmalzy, touchy-feely stuff at...
  5. Chest Legs Shoulders and tri's (some traps)...

    Chest
    Legs
    Shoulders and tri's (some traps)
    Back (with a head-fake to biceps)

    Once through per week. Other days are whatever or I'll start over, like this week, I started with back, and may or...
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    Amen B.!!!!!!!!!! Not to rain on anyone's...

    Amen B.!!!!!!!!!!

    Not to rain on anyone's parade, but after 18 years in the gym I have to say the same thing.

    I see a lot of guys that look good, and even competitive, but that level is usually...
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    Yes incorrectly. Multiple body part routines are...

    Yes incorrectly. Multiple body part routines are for growth, maintenance, whatever, etc. Back/abs is multiple parts...so is legs/abs. Do whatever works. I like a 4 day split...sometimes. I need...
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    Hey, did you ever have that bench off with the...

    Hey, did you ever have that bench off with the other guy that lives by you?

    Ya, lean is cool, big and lean is cooler:D
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    Bench, Likewise, kudos! Wow, your 11yo...

    Bench,

    Likewise, kudos!

    Wow, your 11yo benching 100, dead 200? Cool! My oldest is 11, #2 is 6. Both have been doing pushups/pullups/dips for a couple years. #3 is 3yo and just starting. #4...
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    Chicks dig it (nice butt, tight abs, lean body)...

    Chicks dig it (nice butt, tight abs, lean body) but my kids dig size and strength! My 2nd son keeps track of all my lifts and how much I weigh, it's funny as hell. My wife could care less, long as...
  11. Thread: lifting late

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    Done it for years. Actually, I'm all over the...

    Done it for years. Actually, I'm all over the clock, sometimes in the am (7am), sometimes around 6pm, often I get to the gym around 9-11pm after the kids and wife are asleep.

    Maybe it's not...
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    Chris is right...one of the two heads attaches to...

    Chris is right...one of the two heads attaches to the scapula, whereas the other attaches just above the top of the humerus. With the elbow up, that part of the muscle will shorten more than if the...
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    Glucosamine is your friend...but it takes a...

    Glucosamine is your friend...but it takes a couple months to feel it. I recommend starting now.

    There is a great thread going right now on front squats...you may want to try those too. I hate...
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    HAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA:clap:...

    HAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA:clap: :clap:

    Sorry, couldn't help myself.

    I have to agree that right off, you won't likely be stronger with the barbell, you might even be weaker, but if...
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    I'm with Chris, I could count the times I've...

    I'm with Chris, I could count the times I've deadlifted from '84 to mid-'02 on 2 hands...I just started working them back in, and at that, only doing 3-4 sets, 1-5 reps. Last tues, I stopped at 365....
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    Keep me outta this - nuber is my handle on other...

    Keep me outta this - nuber is my handle on other lists, cuz I'm always spewin' nubers (numbers)

    1000 is good, is that on a 45deg sled? that translates to around 700 lbs, plus friction and the...
  17. Thread: GG's leg Pic

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    Damn. (impressive) I've been hittin' squats...

    Damn.

    (impressive)

    I've been hittin' squats and sldl's too...but apparently not quite the same way. Nicely done, something to be proud of!!!
  18. Amen to all of the above. Don't eat a carb...

    Amen to all of the above.

    Don't eat a carb unless you eat the same amount of protein (grams). Eat 5-6 smaller meals. Don't eat processed sugars and be careful with fruit and juices (sparingly)....
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    dickhead. :D :D (I'd say I'd do 115s just to...

    dickhead. :D :D (I'd say I'd do 115s just to spite you, but I did 120s on incline the other day and they were dam* heavy, only 4-6 reps, I don't see it on Military. I guess I'll just shut up)


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  20. Dead on. Much of my fat is around my gut,...

    Dead on. Much of my fat is around my gut, handles, under tits.

    I punched in 71.5", 7.18", 9"

    C 47.5 48.5 (some fat)
    B 17.1 17.18/17.25 (sitting here at my desk)
    F 13.7 same (measured...
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